Gerrard-Ashdale Library events for August 2015

For more information, call Gerrard-Ashdale Library at 416-393-7717.


Featured programs

Summer Reading Club (SRC)
Join SRC and receive free Notebook, Web Access Code and Fortune Teller! Collect stickers when you report, enter contests and participate in library programs.
SRC Wrap Party with Hanging Summer Spiral Craft
Get your Summer Reading Club certificate, and other surprises. Make a Summer Spiral. It will look pretty dangling in the breeze and sparking in the sunlight. Wednesday, August 5th, 2 – 3 pm.

Arabian Acrylic Painting for Teens
Learn to paint the decorative Arabian way using acrylic paint. Friday, August, 7th, 4 – 5 pm. Ages 13-19. Register in person or by calling 416-393-7177. Co-sponsored by the WoodGreen Community Centre.

Adult programs

Adults’ Chess Club: (Ages 13+) Saturdays, 1-2:30 pm. Drop-in and play casual chess.

Ashdale Writers Group: Alternate Saturdays (August 8th & 22nd), 10:30 am to Noon.
Drop by and meet others at this community writers group. Writers read and critique in a supportive environment. Bring a piece of writing to share, review and comment on others’ writing, and talk about the process.

Gerrard Ashdale Book Club: Thursday, August 27th, 7 – 8 pm.
If you enjoy reading a range of literature and talking to others about books, this group is for you. No August selection just discussion of great summer reads.

Teen programs

Make Wearable Tech Jewelry – Ages 13-19
Unleash your inner designer by creating your own wearable tech jewelry with Julielynn Wong, MD, MPH. She is a Harvard-educated, award-winning public health physician, maker, and educator. Friday, August 21st, 4 pm. Spaces limited. Please register in person or phone 416-393-7717.

Woodgreen Community Services partnerships

English Conversation Circle: Tuesdays, 1:30 – 3:00 pm.
Practice Conversational English. Newcomers and local Canadian volunteers sit together for conversations about culture, food, local events and other interesting topics. For more information, Please call 416-645-6000 x2344.

Resume Critiquing: Thursday, August 20th, 2 – 3 p.m.
Free one on one resume critiquing and answers to your job search questions. Drop in or call to book an appointment, 416-645-6000 x2316.

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